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  Learn more about List of years in literature in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
1951 in literature - The Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger
1921 in literature - The Mistress of Husaby - Sigrid Undset
1810 in literature - The Houses of Osma and Almeria - Regina Maria Roche
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Polish Literature
At this period, too, the Jesuit Skarga, the purest embodiment of Polish patriotism in literature, preached and wrote, calling upon all Poles to save their country, though that country was then so powerful that his cry of alarm was like the voice of a prophet.
During this period, the general course of literature was very like that of the preceding epoch, but more strongly marked with patriotic sadness as became a generation imbued with the constitutional ideas of the Four Years' Diet, but grown up under the shadow of a great catastrophe.
Poles had come to be ignorant of any other literature, and the pseudo-classic taste of the time, together with the glamour of Napoleon's victories, had an excessive influence upon both literature and politics, upon language and social life.
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 Chinese Text Sampler: Readings in Chinese Literature, History, and Popular Culture
As a young left-wing writer in the thirties, Zhang was actively engaged in the coalition of Chinese intellectuals in their campaign against the Japanese invasion, and came to play a leading role in the writers' association in the People's Republic.
Poetry of Du Fu - The Tang Dynasty was the Golden Age of Chinese literature, and Du Fu was one of the greatest poets of the period.
As a student activist, Deng was involved in the May 4th movement, a student-led protest against Japan's encroachment on China's sovereignty after World War I. Throughout her later life, Deng remained active in the women's movement and as the spouse and companion of Zhou Enlai, the first prime minister of the People's Republic.
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 Chapters On Jewish Literature - Chapter XXV. Moses Mendelssohn (By Israel Abrahams)
In 1763, he won the Berlin prize for an essay on Mathematical Method in Philosophical Reasoning, and defeated Kant entirely on account of his lucid and attractive style.
There was certainly some weakness among the men and women affected by the Berlin philosopher, for some discarded all positive religion, because the master had taught that all positive religions had their saving and truthful elements.
Suffice it to say that, while the old Jewish conception had been that literature and life are co-extensive, Jewish literature begins with Mendelssohn to have an independent life of its own, a life of the spirit, which cannot be altogether controlled by the tribulations of material life.
www.authorama.com /chapters-on-jewish-literature-25.html   (2269 words)

  
 The Project Gutenberg eBook of A Short Biographical Dictionary Of English Literature, by John W. Cousin.
The word "literature" is here used in a very wide sense, and this gives rise to considerable difficulty in drawing the line of exclusion.
There are very many writers whose claim to admission may reasonably be considered as good as that of some who have been included; but even had it been possible to discover all these, their inclusion would have swelled the work beyond its limits.
Perhaps his most valuable services to historical literature were his laying down the lines of the great Cambridge Modern History, and his collection of a library of 60,000 vols., which after his death was purchased by an American millionaire and presented to Lord Morley of Blackburn, who placed it in the University of Cambridge.
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 GO BRITANNIA! Wales: Welsh Literature - Influence of Methodism
As far as Welsh literature is concerned, before the Nonconformist movement could develop fully, however, and especially that part dominated by the Methodists, there had to be a groundwork laid in the field of general education among the masses, mostly ignorant and all too often ignored by those in authority.
Ann died giving birth to a child before her thirtieth birthday, but she left behind a collection of letters, poems and hymns that vividly reflect not only her own religious awakening but also indicate the great emotion experienced by the movement in general.
She is regarded as the most important female writer in the history of Welsh literature before the twentieth century.
www.britannia.com /wales/lit/lit14.html   (1899 words)

  
 Index to Chapters. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. ...
The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes.
The Literature of the Sea: From the Origins to Hakluyt
Table of Principal Dates in English Literature: 1200–1910.
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 Kathy Hinderer's Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
This fact was reported in the literature by Dr. Beasley as early as 1956, and several more recent studies have confirmed these findings.
The first stationary strength testing device was documented in the literature in 1763, while the first documentation of a hand-held strength testing instrument was published in 1916.
Many of the basic principles of MMT which have been described in the literature by Kendall, McCreary, and Provance, Daniels and Worthingham, Hislop and Montgomery, Janda, and others are applicable when assessing strength with hand-held myometers.
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 English Department, Barnard College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Her teaching interests are Nineteenth and twentieth century Comparative Literature; Literature of the Americas; Core curriculum and historical approaches to European and postcolonial literatures, especially in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and India; Poetry; Modernism and Post-modernism; Literary Theory; Cultural Development; Women's Studies.
Her courses include a senior seminar on fl stereotypes and performances of race, a seminar on fl masculinity in literature and visual culture, and lecture classes on the Harlem Renaissance and contemporary American literature.
She is currently pursuing doctoral studies in English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University with the assistance of a Javits Fellowship, where she is working on the archetypal differences between the canons of Eastern and Western European fairy tales.
www.barnard.columbia.edu /english/facultybio.html   (4118 words)

  
 Selective Guide to Reference Books in Children's Literature
At the University of Illinois, the resources for the study of children's literature are simply superb.
This guide is designed to be useful to those interested in the historical and critical study of children's literature.
Society and children's literature: papers presented on research, social history, and children's literature at a symposium sponsored by the School of Library Science, Simmons College, and the Committee on National Planning for Special Collections of the Children's Services Division of the American Library Association, May 14-15, 1976.
www.library.uiuc.edu /edx/libsci.htm   (1989 words)

  
 Roos: Sample Syllabi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Within the breadth of world literature, we will be focusing on the literary epic--also sometimes recognized as the "male quest story"--across centuries and continents.
Finally, I hope that students who have already determined an interest in this general area of literature truly come in to their own with the papers they write for this course, understanding themselves to be scholars of a current discourse about postcolonial writings.
Ideally, students can express themselves in a way not often possible in college-level literature courses, but this is, keep in mind, a college literature course--not an art or creative writing course.
artemis.austincollege.edu /acad/english/broos/WebSyllabus.html   (8417 words)

  
 Children's Literature: Meet Authors & Illustrators   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Opening this little book, which does resemble a diary, reveals the personal thoughts of Catharine, a Quaker girl living in the Delaware Valley of Pennsylvania in 1763.
The Quakers had lived in peace with the Native Americans who they treated fairly and with respect, but greed and a burgeoning population have changed that relationship.
As with the other adventures, history, customs and culture are woven into the story making the adventure a painless history and geography lesson.
www.childrenslit.com /f_marypopeosborne.html   (2865 words)

  
 Children's Literature: Meet Authors & Illustrators   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The mice march along a ribbon timeline from 1763 to 1783 with a factual summary at the end.
In this retelling of Cinderella, it is an indentured dinosaur who escapes her life of servitude through the aid of a fairy godmother to begin a new life with a prince.
Don't miss the inscriptions of the tombstones in the cemetery, the contents of the Mad Doctor's specimen jars, and the museum display cases.
www.childrenslit.com /f_edw_p.htm   (9429 words)

  
 Literature.org - The Online Literature Library
In the Falklands, the sportsman may sometimes kill more of the upland geese in one day than he can carry home; whereas in Tierra del Fuego it is nearly as difficult to kill one, as it is in England to shoot the common wild goose.
In the time of Pernety (1763), all the birds there appear to have been much tamer than at present; he states that the Opetiorhynchus would almost perch on his finger; and that with a wand he killed ten in half an hour.
At that period the birds must have been about as tame as they now are at the Galapagos.
www.literature.org /authors/darwin-charles/the-voyage-of-the-beagle/chapter-17.html   (9492 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Age of Louis XIV: A History of European Civilization in the Period of Pascal, Moliere, Cromwell, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
This era, rich in French literature and theatre, as represented in Moliere, is revealed.
The forces threatening to rend the Catholic Church further asunder, as well as the relationship between King and Pope, are dealt with in detail.
The focus of this book is not on political and military history but on the history of religion, art, literature, science and philosophy.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1567310192?v=glance   (2228 words)

  
 H-Net Review: Ruddock Mackay on Arts and Arms: Literature, Politics and Patriotism during the Seven Years War
Arts and Arms: Literature, Politics and Patriotism during the Seven Years War.
He has also consulted a huge number of political prints, ballads, newspapers, political pamphlets, and broadsides, together with a number of plays and works of fiction.
His purpose is simply indicated at the outset: to "examine the representation of the Seven Years War in contemporary political literature" (p.
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 Canadian studies
Also available online via Literature resource center, onsite only.
The Oxford companion to twentieth - century literature in English.
Canadian Literature Archive - a repository for materials for the study of Canadian literature.
www.bl.uk /collections/wider/canastu.html   (2068 words)

  
 1763 in literature - Term Explanation on IndexSuche.Com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
1763 in literature - Term Explanation on IndexSuche.Com
''See also:'' 1762_in_literature, other events of 1763, 1764_in_literature, list_of_years_in_literature.
Marriage of Henry_Thrale and Hester_Thrale, later close friends and companions of Dr Samuel_Johnson.
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See also: 1762 in literature, other events of 1763, 1764 in literature, list of years in literature.
Marriage of Henry Thrale and Hester Thrale, later close friends and companions of Dr Samuel Johnson.
The Story of the Stone - Cao Xueqin
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 PAL: Jupiter Hammon (1711-1806?)
1763: Henry Lloyd (his owner) dies and Hammon becomes the property of Joseph Lloyd, an American revolutionary.
Describe the way in which Christian thought and rhetoric structured Hammon's racial consciousness.
Reuben, Paul P. "Chapter 2: Early American Literature: 1700-1800 - Jupiter Hammon." PAL: Perspectives in American Literature- A Research and Reference Guide.
www.csustan.edu /english/reuben/pal/chap2/hammon.html   (610 words)

  
 Japanorama Classical Japanese Literature    
Japan's first great anthology of poetry, Man'yoshu (Collection of Ten Thousand Leaves) consists of 4,500 poems mainly in the tanka form (five lines of 5, 7, 5, 7, and 7 syllables), composed in the mid-8th c.
A History of J. Literature: From the Man'Yoshu to Modern Times
Land of the Reed Plains; Ancient J. Lyrics from the Manyoshu
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 The best of science fiction TV : the critics' choice : from Captain Video to Star trek, from "The Jetsons" to Robotech   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Eighteen essays; 15 were previously published in various sources, 1971-1984; 2 of the other essays were originally given as speeches, in 1976 and 1989.
Evans studies in the philosophy and criticism of literature ISSN: 0271-9061 ; no. 11.
A biography of the nineteenth-century author whose novels of science fiction adventure predicted space travel, the submarine, and other modern achievements.
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 Sheridan Libraries Wish List
Critical Reviews or Annals of Literature, 1756-1763 (16 volumes published by Pickering and Chatto).
Would fit in nicely with our new direction of collecting in modern poetry.
Conduct Literature for Women I, 1500-1640, 6 volume set / William St. Clair and Irmgard Maassen ($795)
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 Alverno Acquisitions List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Literature and society -- United States -- History.
Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
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 General Works - What's Been Published - Alphabetically by Title Beginning: T
The creative process in French literature : an inaugural lecture delivered before the Queen's University of Belfast on 30 January 1974
The critical review, or, Annals of literature, 1756-1763
The Crop circle enigma : grounding the phenomenon in science, culture, and metaphysics
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 Untitled Document
All Faculty members are invited; if you are unable to be present, please contact the appropriate Class Dean if you are concerned about a student and/or if you wish to have input into the Committee's decision.
Terri Gordon, Lecturer of French, presented a paper, "Le jazz-hot: Cabaret in Paris in the Roaring Twenties" and co-chaired a panel, "Jazz in Paris: Reception and Influence of Jazz in French Culture" at the International Colloquium in 20th/21st Century French Studies at the University of Connecticut, April 5-7, 2002.
Erk Grimm, Assistant Professor of German, gave a paper, "Forgetting the Future and Digging in the Present: The Archive as a Motif in Contemporary German Literature" at the 33
www.barnard.columbia.edu /provost/newsletter/may02.html   (947 words)

  
 A Checklist of Printed Materials Relating to French-Canadian Literature, 1763-1968 : Liste De Reference D'imprimes ...
A Checklist of Printed Materials Relating to French-Canadian Literature, 1763-1968 : Liste De Reference D'imprimes Relatifs a La Litterature Canadienne-Francaise
The victims of hurricane Katrina need your help.
Subjects : LITERARY CRITICISM : European / French : French-Canadian literature
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 QuoteGeek   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The distance is nothing; it is only the first step that is difficult.
letter to Jean Le Rond d'Alembert, 7 July 1763
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious.
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 Book 19 - Section 1, Chapter 1
March 9, 1796), and is remarkable because it declares Napoleon to have been born in 1768 instead of 1769, and Josephine in 1767 instead of 1763.
On this day he had already been appointed to the command of the Army of Italy.
(If you surfed directly to this page, please go to the Napoleonic Literature Home Page to see the wealth of information that's available on this website.)
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